|Position:||Director of Sports Nutrition|
Lauren Reagan enters her second year as LSU’s Director of Sports Nutrition in 2016. As head of LSU’s nutrition staff, Reagan is responsible for providing performance nutrition education and resources to LSU Football and all other 20 Tiger sports programs.
Reagan works collaboratively with coaches and support staff to meet team and individual athlete’s nutritional needs. With the help of her assistant and undergraduate interns, Reagan is able to implement proper nutrient timing and recovery for each athlete in and out of season. Reagan uses on campus “fueling stations”, grocery store tours, individual consultations, team talks and proper competition meals and game-time fueling to provide the essential nutrition resources for LSU athletes to reach their highest potential.
Reagan, a native of Lubbock, Texas, came to LSU after spending the 2014 season as the sports dietitian for the University of Notre Dame football team. Reagan also assisted with performance nutrition for Notre Dame’s 25 other varsity sports.
Reagan graduated from Texas A&M University in 2012 with a degree in nutritional sciences. She then moved to Texas Tech were she earned a master’s degree in nutritional sciences specializing in sports nutrition in December of 2013. She served as a sports nutrition graduate assistant for Texas Tech starting in May of 2013 and remained in that capacity until moving to Notre Dame the following year.
Reagan officially became a registered dietitian through the Texas Tech University Dietetic Internship Program in May of 2013.
Reagan is a member of the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA) and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.